Diving in The Bahamas

Dive Guide for The Bahamas

Scuba diving in the Bahamas is an incredible experience as the country boasts some of the most incredible diving in the world. Whether you are keen on diving with sharks, exploring world famous shipwrecks, or just enjoying the beauty of vibrant coral reefs, the Bahamas is a paradise for divers of all levels.

Sharks galore: the Bahamas is one of the best places in the world to encounter sharks, with healthy populations inhabiting the waters around nearly every island you have a great chance to see a shark on almost every dive. For a chance to see a great hammerhead, make sure you plan a few dives off Bimini. Other common shark species in the Bahamas include nurse sharks, tiger sharks, lemon sharks, black tips, and bull sharks.

Wrecks: the Bahamas has many ship wrecks that are accessible to divers which are scattered throughout its waters. Many wrecks have also been made famous by appearing in Hollywood films including the James Bond Wrecks.

Bahamas Dive Sites

Types of dives in The Bahamas

Boat Current Drift Salt water Wreck Deep (80ft/24.5m) Wall Swim through Cavern Snorkel site Technical

Water Temperature

When to dive in The Bahamas

The weather in the Bahamas is generally warm and pleasant year-round. However, the official hurricane season in the Atlantic region is from June 1st to November 30th. It's advisable to avoid planning your diving trip during this period or closely monitor weather forecasts if you do decide to go.

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